Cookies & Privacy

Cookies & Privacy

Thank you for visiting (the “Website”). The Website is owned by the Consortium of the Beneficiaries of the Horizon 2020 Research Consortium (hereafter referred as “EURIPHI”).

The Coordinator of EURIPHI (“MedTech Europe”) has its registered office at Rue Joseph II, 40, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium, which shall be the contact address of EURIPHI (“we” “our” or “us”). For the purposes of European data protection laws we shall act as “controller” and are responsible when processing your personal data.

This Privacy Policy explains the types of personal data we collect and how we process and protect that data in connection with the services we offer via the Website.

a) Personal data we collect. We collect and process the following personal data about you: your name, and email address. We receive your personal data either directly from you when you visit the Website or when you sign up for the EURIPHI newsletter (the “Newsletter”).

b) Use of your personal data. We use personal data held about you where in our legitimate interests, or with your consent, for the following purposes:

  • to provide the services to you and to support your interaction with us, including to ensure that the content of the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer or electronic device;
  • If you register for the Newsletter, your personal data will be used exclusively for the purpose of sending you the Newsletter. You may withdraw your consent at any time at [email protected] or by using the unsubscribe button on the newsletter emails.
  • to provide you with information you may have requested from us (e.g., this Website provides contact information for the EURIPHI project. Personal information we receive through this channel is used to respond to your request.)
  • to notify you about changes to this Website and to ensure the ongoing accuracy and relevance of such data;
  • for general internal research purposes, including to identify and analyze the regularity of the use of this Website and the nature of this Website’s users; and

Please note that you have a right to object to the processing of your personal data where that processing is carried out for our legitimate interest.

We may also process your personal data where necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations. Where we require personal data to comply with our legal requirements, failure to provide this data means we may not be able to provide the requested services to you and/or interact with you further.

c) Sharing your personal data. We may disclose your personal data to the following parties for the following purposes:

  • third party service providers who host the Website and help us provide our services;
  • local tax authorities and any governmental or administrative body where MedTech determines that it is necessary or desirable in order to comply with applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.

d) International transfers of your personal data. Where we transfer personal data to a country outside of the EEA which does not provide a similar or adequate level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA, we will enter into a Model Contract with the recipient or seek assurances from the recipient that they are EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certified or have Binding Corporate Rules in place. You have the right to obtain further information in relation to these safeguards by contacting us as provided below.

e) Duration of storage of your personal data. We will retain your personal data for as long as needed to provide you with the services requested or to answer queries or resolve issues with us. After this period, your personal data shall be deleted from our databases subject to any legal, contractual or similar obligations to retain the personal data.

f) Your rights. You have the right to (i) access your personal data; (ii) require the correction of your personal data if and to the extent you can demonstrate such data is inaccurate; (iii) request in certain circumstances, the deletion of your personal data; (iv) object to the processing of your personal data (including for direct marketing) and/or request its restriction; and (v) request a copy of your personal data to be provided to you, or a third party, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Any request to exercise such rights must be addressed as provided below. You also have the right to file a complaint regarding the use of your personal data by us with the relevant supervisory authority.

Where requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, for example because of their repetitive character, we may either (i) charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or communication or taking the action requested or (ii) refuse to act on the request.


g) What are cookies and why do we use them? Cookies are small text files which are placed on the computer or electronic device of a website user to provide the website operator with information about use of our site. They are used to enable websites to function or to provide information to the owners of a website.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your computer or electronic device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.


In broad terms we use cookies on our website for the following purposes:

Analytical purposes: Analytical cookies allow us to recognise, measure and track users of our website in anonymous form. The information collected includes the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to our website from and the pages that they have visited. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by determining whether website visitors can find information easily, or by identifying the aspects of websites that are of the most interest to them.

Usage preferences: Some of the cookies on our website are activated when visitors to our sites make a choice about their usage of our site. The website then ‘remembers’ the settings preferences of the user concerned. This allows us to tailor aspects of our website to the individual user.

Disclaimer: We use cookies on our website to record when a website visitor has seen a policy, such as this one. This helps to improve the user’s experience of our website.

Session management: The software that runs our website uses cookies for technical purposes needed by the internal workings of our servers. For instance, we use cookies to distribute requests among multiple servers, authenticate users and determine what features of our website they can access, verify the origin of requests, keep track of information about a user’s session and determine which options or pages to display in order for our website to function.

Functional purposes: Functional purpose cookies store information that is needed by our applications to process and operate. For example, where transactions or requests within an application involve multiple workflow stages, cookies are used to store the information from each stage temporarily, in order to facilitate completion of the overall transaction or request.

h) Your cookie preferences. To make full use of this website, your computer or electronic device will need to accept cookies, as this website will not function properly without them. In addition, cookies are required in order to provide you with personalized features on this website.

If you wish to remove cookies set by this website from your browser in the future, you may delete them. The instructions for removing cookies from your computer or electronic device depend on the operating system and web browser you use. Please note, however, that withdrawing your agreement to the use of cookies on this website will impair the functionality of this website.

i) Contact us. If you have any questions about this Policy or our related practices or if you wish to exercise the above rights, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]

j) Changes to this Policy. We retain the right to update or change any part of this Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective.

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